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Few people know that Princeton University’s association with computers and computing predates the ENIAC. Jon goes back to the days of John von Neumann, Oswald Veblen, Alan Turing, John Tukey, and winds his way forward through the memorable days of … Continue reading

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In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore predicted that the number of transistors placed on an integrated circuit would double approximately every two years. That prediction, notes Bernard Chazelle, Computer Science Professor at Princeton, if anything underestimated the results during the … Continue reading

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Tagged Alan Turing, Algorithm, Apple, Bernard Chazelle, Faculty Spotlights, Fast Fourier Transform, Gordon Moore, ipod, PageRank, Princeton Specific
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